SNAP 2017


SNAP 2017SNAP 2017: Symbiosis International University (SIU) conducts the Symbiosis National Aptitude Test (SNAP) for postgraduate management programmes offered at 15 SIU-affiliated colleges. This year SNAP will be conducted online on December 17 across 102 cities. Online registration for SNAP 2017 is open from August 10 to November 24, 2017, the application fees for which is Rs 1750. To be eligible for SNAP 2017 candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50 % (45% is for SC/ST candidates). SNAP entrance test carries 150 marks and will be held for 120 minutes duration. The exam comprises five sections – General English:Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Current Affairs and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. SNAP 2017 admit card will be issued online from December 1. SIU will declare SNAP result on December 28, 2017. On the basis of SNAP percentile candidates will be shortlisted for Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test to be conducted by the participating institutes. Candidates can check below for more details on SNAP 2017 including eligibility, application, exam pattern, syllabus and exam centres.

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SNAP 2017 – Exam Overview

Exam nameSymbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test
Exam categoryPostgraduate
Exam level National
Conducting BodySymbiosis International University (SIU)
Commonly known asSNAP
Programmes coveredMBA
Duration 120 minutes
Exam type Online

SNAP Important Dates 2017

SNAP 2017 application form has been released on August 10. SNAP test will be conducted on December 17 and admit cards will be made available from December 1. For more details on SNAP 2017 important dates candidates can check the table below.

SNAP important dates

S.No.SNAP eventsSNAP important dates
1.SNAP application starts onAugust 10, 2017
2.SNAP application last dateNovember 24, 2017
3.Last date to pay SNAP application feeNovember 24, 2017
4.SNAP admit cardDecember 1 to 17, 2017
5.SNAP 2017 examDecember 17, 2017 (2 pm to 4 pm)
6.SNAP resultDecember 28, 2017

SNAP Eligibility Criteria 2017

SNAP eligibility criteria have been announced by SIU. As per the eligibility criteria, candidates who have completed their graduation with 50 % (45% for SC/ST) are eligible to apply for SNAP 2017. However, candidates appearing for final year exam can also apply. The details of SNAP eligibility criteria is given below.

SNAP eligibility criteria

  • Candidate must be a graduate with a minimum 50% from the recognised university.
  • For SC/ST candidates the minimum percentage in graduation should be 45 %.
  • The final year graduation students are eligible to apply. However, they must submit the proof of completing their graduation within the specified time period.
  • Foreign degree holders must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

SNAP Application Form 2017

SIU has released SNAP application form on August 10. The last date to fill SNAP application and fee payment are November 24, 2017. Candidates are required to apply online for SNAP 2017. Fee payment can be done online and offline. SNAP application fees for all categories is Rs 1750 additionally candidates have to pay Rs 1000 for programmes they wish to apply for. SNAP 2017 application form can be filled in four steps.

SNAP registration 2017 steps

  • Step 1: Register for SNAP 2017 Test
  • Step 2: Payment of examination fees
  • Step 3: Register for the programmes
  • Step 4: Make payment for Institute programmes

SNAP Exam Centres 2017

SNAP 2017 will be conducted in 102 cities across India. Entrance Corner has provided the entire lists of SNAP exam centres 2017. While filling SNAP application form candidates have to select three exam cities as per their preferences. The examination authority will not entertain any requests for change in SNAP exam centres after final submission of application. The name and address of exam centre allotted to the candidate will be mentioned on the admit card. Some of major SNAP exam centres are mentioned in the table below.

SNAP exam centres

Sr.No.Exam city

SNAP Admit Card 2017

SNAP admit card will be released online on December 1, 2017 at 11 am. To download the admit card candidates have to enter SNAP ID and password. SNAP admit card will contain applicants’ details, photograph, test venue, exam timing and exam day guidelines. Candidates can download their admit card till December 17, 2017. Admit card along with photo identity proof should be carried to the exam centre. Candidates have to paste their photograph in the admit card after downloading it. SIU will not sent the hard copy of SNAP admit card by post.

SNAP Exam Pattern 2017

SNAP exam pattern has been prescribed by SIU. As per exam pattern, the exam comprises four sections – General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Current Affairs and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. The test carries total 150 questions and total marks is 150. For each correct answer candidates will score 1 mark and 0.25 mark will be deducted for wrong answer. The exam will be held for 120-minute duration.

SNAP paper pattern

S. No.SectionNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
1General English4040
2Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency4040
3Current Affairs3030
4Analytical & Logical Reasoning4040

SNAP Syllabus 2017

The examination authority does not release SNAP syllabus. Based on previous years’ question paper coaching institutes have released a tentative syllabus. As per SNAP syllabus, General English section comprises reading comprehension, verbal reasoning and verbal ability. In the Current affairs section questions will be asked from Current affairs, geography, science, automobiles, sports, world records, business & finance etc. Analytical & Logical Reasoning shall comprise of topics such as Critical reasoning, syllogisms, matrix arrangements etc. In Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency questions will be asked from Number system, simple interest & compound interest, profit & loss, trigonometry etc.

SNAP syllabus

General EnglishSentence correction, fill in the blanks, analogies, one-word substitution, jumbled paragraphs and idioms
Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data SufficiencyNumber system, simple interest & compound interest, profit & loss, trigonometry, HCF & LCM, and Venn diagram
Analytical & Logical ReasoningCritical reasoning, syllogisms, matrix arrangements, critical reasoning, column graphs, line chart & pie charts
General AwarenessCurrent affairs, geography, science, automobiles, sports, world records, business & finance

SNAP Sample Papers 2017

SNAP sample papers have been released by coaching institutes.The sample papers are available online at Entrance Corner for General English, Quantitative, Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency, Analytical & Logical Reasoning and General Awareness. SNAP sample papers will familiarise the candidates with the structure of the exam.Apart from this, practising sample papers will improve a candidate’s questions solving ability in the exam and boosts their confidence.

SNAP Result 2017

SNAP result will be announced online by SIU on December 28. Candidates to check their result and scorecard will have to enter SNAP user id and password. SNAP scorecard will mention details such as sectional and overall scores, qualifying status as well as candidate’s name, roll number, photograph and signature. On the basis of SNAP result the participating will announce the shortlist of candidates. Selected candidates will be called for GE-PI and WAT. After the completion of GE-PI and WAT, final merit list of the candidates will be released by SIU. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of SNAP score, GE-PI and WAT. SNAP final merit list will be released in the fourth week of February 2018.

SNAP Cutoff 2017

SNAP cutoff will be announced by 15 symbiosis institutes for admission to various management programmes. The cutoff is the minimum required percentile to be secured by candidates to be eligible for the admission process. SNAP cutoff will vary as per institutes. Candidates can check below SNAP expected cutoff released by various coaching institutes.

SNAP Expected Cut off 2017

SNAP Participating InstitutesTIMECareer LauncherHitbullseye
SIBM Pune68-7075+72+
SCMHRD Pune63-6573+72+
SIBM Bengaluru56-6068+68+
SITM, HyderabadN/AN/A62+
SIOM, HyderabadN/AN/A62+
SIBM, HyderabadN/AN/A62+
SCIT (Energy/Agriculture)N/AN/A54+
SIMS (Energy/Agriculture)N/AN/A54+
SIIB (Energy/Agriculture)N/AN/A54+

SNAP Selection Procedure 2017

The selection procedure of SNAP 2017 comprises of various stages which include Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (GE – PIWAT). The candidates are shortlisted for GE – PIWAT on the basis of their SNAP percentile. While preparing the final merit list, the candidates’ SNAP score, as well as their performance in GE – PIWAT, is taken into consideration. On the basis of the following parameters, the final merit list of the candidates is prepared –

  • SNAP score – 50%
  • Group Exercise – 10%
  • Personal Interaction – 30%
  • Writing Ability Test – 10%

SNAP Participating Institutes

On the basis of SNAP 2017 result candidates will be shortlisted for the next rounds of admission. There are 15 SIU institutes that offer MBA programme. The candidates can apply to these institutes on the basis of SNAP result. Here is a list of these institutes

SNAP Participating Institute and Tentative Seats

S. No.Name of the InstituteProgrammes Seats (Tentative seats)
1Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), PuneMBA (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)220
2Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB), PuneMBA (International Business, Agri Business and Energy & Environment200
3Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), PuneMBA120
4Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR), PuneMBA (Information Technology)90
5Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC), PuneMBA (Communication Management)120
6Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM), PuneMBA (Telecom Management)120
7Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resources Development (SCMHRD), PuneMBA and MBA (Infrastructure Management and Business Analytics250
8Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), PuneMBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)77
9Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), PuneMBA (Information Technology Business Management, Data Sciences and Data Analytics210
10Symbiosis School of Banking and Finance (SSBF), PuneMBA (Banking and Finance)50
11Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS), PuneMBA (Sports Management)60
12Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), PuneMBA150
13Symbiosis School of Media & Communication (SSMC), PuneMBA (Communication Management)80
14Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), PuneMBA120
15Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), PuneMBA (Operations Management)120

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